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Woman drove 2 children in pet kennels in Tennessee

The video was filmed by a concerned citizen who said he to happened be in the right place at the right when he witnessed the unusual sight. Cheeks admitted that she drove the children in the kennels from Whitehaven to Collierville, which is a 35-minute ride. Read More »

Trump, Lee to hold bilateral meetings, working lunch today

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One top Trump adviser cast the move as a show of strength before the Kim meeting. Just meeting with Trump will also give Kim recognition as the leader of a "normal" country and as an equal of the U.S. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sung Kim, the USA ambassador to the Philippines who has taken the lead on policy negotiations with the North, will hold a "working group" with a North Korean delegation. Read More »

Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

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Her guest and former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci didn't catch it. "Did Abby Huntsman just say "THE MEETING BETWEEN TWO DICTATORS "..." Neither Huntsman nor Scaramucci acknowledged the mistake, though the Mooch quickly confirmed that Trump was a "disruptive risk taker" immediately after. Read More »

Chinese President Xi Awards Putin Friendship Medal, Pledges Support

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Ahead of the annual meeting of G7 leaders , Trump said Russian Federation should be allowed back, a suggestion quickly rejected by Britain, France and Germany. He once again slammed Washington for its illegal decision to withdraw from the internationally recognized accord. He says he agrees with that, adding that a thorough discussion is needed to address the issue. Read More »

Hypocritical much? Trump wants to pardon Muhammad Ali while condemning the NFL

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Ali refused to be drafted and applied to be classified as a conscientious objector, citing his religious beliefs. In a statement earlier, Tweel said that although he appreciated Trump's sentiment, a " pardon is unnecessary". "OJ?" asked a reporter , referring to football star OJ Simpson, who was found guilty of kidnapping and armed robbery years after being found not guilty in the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Lyle Goldman, 25. Read More »

Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade

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The move enraged Trump, who branded his Canadian counterpart " dishonest and weak " in a furious tweet , announcing the USA would pull out of an agreed communique. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, according to The Hill , responded to the backlash from the White House saying "Canada does not believe that ad hominem attacks are a particularly appropriate or useful way to conduct our relations with other countries". Read More »

US pulls 2 more from Cuba amid new potential health cases

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That worker was then medically confirmed to have "suffered a medical incident consistent with what other U.S. government personnel experienced in Havana, Cuba", the State Department has said. A USA official, who wasn't authorized to discuss the situation publicly and requested anonymity, said the evacuated American government workers were being brought from China for testing to the University of Pennsylvania. Read More »

Trump torpedoes G7 united front as summit ends

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Kudlow also insisted that Trudeau's remarks were created to make America look weak as Trump flies to Singapore for his meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Trudeau says Canada will respond to those tariffs by imposing its own , which will go into effect July 1. Saying Trudeau's statements are "amateurish" and "sophomoric" only "for domestic consumption", Kudlow said it was Trudeau's remarks that had prompted Trump to pull out of the joint communique . Read More »

Illegal immigrant pizza worker's deportation temporarily blocked by judge's ruling

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials took Villavicencio into custody after the 35-year-old illegal alien failed to produce a legal driver's license to enter a military base where he was trying to deliver pizza. Villavicencio's case has caught the attention of New York City activists, including the New York Immigration Coalition and Make the Road New York , a political group advocating on immigration issues. Read More »

Putnam responds to criticism over gun background checks

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A spokesman for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which oversees the Division of Licensing, said that that NICS was only consulted for "non-criminal disqualifying offenses" and that the department conducted criminal background checks using two other databases maintained by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation . Read More »

Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser

Donald Trump's top economic adviser is accusing Justin Trudeau of betraying the USA administration hours after the president himself launched insults at the prime minister, calling him " very dishonest and weak ". Two senior White House officials on Sunday blasted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his earlier statements during the just concluded Group of Seven (G7) summit. Read More »

Putin gets some love from Xi and Trump

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Tensions mounted between the Trump administration and fellow G7 members Canada, Germany and France when the U.S. imposed steep tariffs on imported metals from the countries. With the president of aspiring full member Iran looking on, Putin said Moscow still supports the Iran nuclear deal that Trump recently abandoned. But he also issued a warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , with whom Trump is due to meet Tuesday in Singapore, indicating his expectation of a total and immediate ... Read More »

Donald Trump rails against 'unfair' trade at G7 leaders summit

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Mr. Trump then tweeted that "based on Justin's false statements, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our USA farmers", he would not be following the final communique. Canada has flatly rejected welcoming Russian Federation back to the G7 fold, pointing to its annexation of Crimea. Trump called the summit a "one time shot" for Kim, but expressed optimism at the beginning of talks with the North Korean regime. Read More »

Afghan forces kill 10 Taliban after truce takes effect

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President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday declared an apparently unilateral week-long ceasefire with the Taliban. The ceasefire will last from the 27th of Ramadan until the fifth day of Eid-al-Fitr, President Ghani had tweeted last week, indicating it could run from June 12-19. Read More »

Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts

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President Donald Trump said on Friday that the former Senate aide indicted on Thursday by a federal prosecutor in Washington was "a very important leaker ". "Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of democracy", said Eileen Murphy, a Times spokesman. In one tweet, Watkins noted how the Intelligence Committee is "SOOO frustrated in recent weeks by the constant dribble of leaks about who's testifying to them". Read More »

Woman Gored by Buffalo in Yellowstone

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Jake Frank, a spokesperson for Yellowstone National Park, warned even if a bison doesn't feel threatened by you, if you get close and it bumps you, that's going to hurt. A bison walks down Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park. The park service said Wednesday's incident remains under investigation. Yellowstone officials have renewed their urging for people to maintain a safe distance from wild animals in the park. Read More »

Kim Jong Un lookalike questioned in Singapore before summit

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Like the real-life leaders, fake Kim and Trump are no strangers to controversies of their own. "As far as the "economic aid" advertised by the U.S.is concerned, the DPRK has never expected it", the article said, using the initials for the North's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Read More »

Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'

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The president says the U.S. is "pretty close" to an agreement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and discussing two types of sunset provisions in which any of the countries could leave the deal. Russian President Vladimir Putin is now in Beijing, where he was presented with a friendship medal by Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Trudeau, who has been sparring with Mr. Read More »

UN Assembly to vote on condemning Israeli actions in Gaza

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On Thursday Israel dropped leaflets in Gaza urging Palestinians not to take part in protests or try to breach the fence on Friday, "and not to allow Hamas to use you for its narrow factional interests, which Iran is inspiring". Around 2 million people live in Gaza , majority the stateless descendants of refugees from what is now Israel. In previous border protests, activists have also sent kites with incendiary materials attached toward Israel with the aim of setting fields there on ... Read More »

President Trump says he will probably support Rep. Dave Joyce's marijuana bill

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The Trump administration has had a rocky relationship with state-legal marijuana. Colorado voters in 2012 passed Amendment 64 that allows for recreational marijuana use. But Trump's U.S. Attorney General - former Alabama Sen. For his part, Sessions told Colorado Public Radio that he was excluded from conversations between Trump and Gardner. Read More »

China reportedly stole secret United States weapon plans in Navy hack

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Government experts were said to have compromised the computers of a USA navy contractor, giving them access to the information, according to the Washington Post , citing unnamed American officials. The Pentagon's Damage Assessment Management Office is also involved. Bill Speaks was quoted as telling the Post . She said it would be "inappropriate to discuss further details at this time". Read More »

US Special Forces attacked in Somalia by Al-Shabab

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The U.S. troops' role was to provide advice, assistance and aerial surveillance to the Somali and Kenyan forces as they cleared al-Shabaab militants from villages and established a combat outpost. Three other servicemembers were evacuated for treatment. One of the wounded USA service members received sufficient medical care in the field, and the other three were medically evacuated for additional treatment. Read More »

30000 more votes to be counted in local election

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ET. This is an increase from the 51.3 per cent of eligible voters who cast their ballot in 2014. The Progressive Conservatives handily formed a majority government in Thursday's election, winning 76 seats with 40.4 per cent of the popular vote. Read More »

Germany's Merkel calls for European Union coordination at UN's top table

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In addition to the disruptive effects of the rift in NATO and Trump's exit from the Paris global climate treaty, Merkel pointed to the fresh conflict over trade and the USA leader's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord last month. AfD lawmaker Michael Espendiller asked whether the G-8 format including Russian Federation, which was thrown out after Moscow's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, should be revived. Read More »

At Guatemala volcano, families left on own to keep searching

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Numbers for the final amount of deaths are set to climb further - an estimated 200 people are still missing following the devastation of the natural disaster. "She was able to see with her own two eyes how these people, her family was carried by the mudslide...this happened at lunchtime, the family was all together having lunch when they saw the eruption take place and it took everybody by surprise, they didn't really have a chance to get away", one interpreter said. Read More »

Alligator captured after woman's disappearance

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Neighbors at the gated Isla del Sol community in Plantation where Matsuki lived told the Miami Herald she was a "soccer mom" who they frequently saw walking her dogs in the morning while wearing workout gear. The caller reported seeing the alligator drag the woman into the lake at about 9:45 a.m. Friday. "I'm praying that nothing happened to her", Borrelli said. Read More »

Israeli army says didn't deliberately kill Palestinian nurse in Gaza

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According to the initial report by human rights group B'Tselem, the victim was 21-year-old Izz ad-Din Tamimi, who died from a neck wound after being shot by Israeli forces. Some two-thirds of Gaza's 2 million people are descendants of refugees who fled or were forced from their homes during the war surrounding Israel's establishment in 1948. Read More »

Eyeing midterm elections, GOP cuts Senate recess time

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Many Republicans are hesitant to confront Trump in a legislative showdown that could end badly for them. "It doesn't make sense to me for Congress to go into recess when we still have so much unfinished business, particularly in an election year when things are going to get left at the last second", said Gallagher. Read More »

No guarantee from PM of Brexit backstop ending in December 2021

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Prime Minister Theresa May and the opposition Labour Party have ruled out the possibility of a second referendum, saying Britain will leave the European Union in March next year. However, Barnier then rejected a recent United Kingdom government proposal for all of the United Kingdom to remain inside the customs union until an arrangement can be made that prevents the EU from imposing a so called hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Read More »

Trump blasts Canada, calls for Russian Federation to be returned to G8

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Trump, speaking on the South Lawn before boarding the Marine One helicopter, said that while "I have been Russia's worst nightmare..." "The president's support for inviting Russian Federation back into the G-7, just after they meddled in the election to support his campaign, will leave millions of Americans with serious questions and suspicions", Schumer said. Read More »

Donald Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House

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Trump during the 2016 campaign had vowed to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S., nor his flirtation with the idea of a Muslim registry. "Tonight, we give thanks for the renewed bonds of friendship and cooperation we have forged with our valued partners from all across the Middle East", he said. Read More »

Printing error left 118,000 LA County residents off voter lists

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The error, however, in the most populous county in the state has delayed the vote count and left key House races in California still undecided. The local registrar's office has said registered voters who have been affected by the printing error can cast provisional ballots that will be counted, Los Angeles' KTLA reported. Read More »

California in spotlight as USA voters cast ballots in primaries

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In New Mexico, former state Democratic Party chairwoman Debra Haaland, a tribal member of Laguna Pueblo, won her primary and could become the first Native American woman in Congress if she wins this fall. Much of Tuesday's focus was on California, however. "Working hard!" Trump stated. That compares to 64% of Democrats and 51% of voters not affiliated with either major political party. Read More »

Top aide to EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns

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The EPA confirmed the departure of legal counsel Sarah Greenwalt in a statement Thursday from Pruitt. On Wednesday, two of his top aides resigned amid the deluge of scandals. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said that while he wasn't sure if all the stories about Pruitt are true, the policies he's championed are well-liked by Republicans. Read More »

Search set to resume for missing Kenyan plane

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A surveillance helicopter spotted the plane belonging to the FlySAX airline near the town of Njabini on the edge of the Aberdares mountain range. Affected families were asked to go to the Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi Friday morning to view the bodies which were transported from the terrains of Njambini region South West of Aberdares Thursday night. Read More »

UK Supreme Court Says Can't Enforce Abortion Law Change In Northern Ireland

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Leah Hoctor, regional director for Europe at the Center for Reproductive Rights in Geneva, which made a submission in the case, said the Supreme Court judgment was "an indictment" of Northern Ireland's restrictive law. As such, the court does not have jurisdiction to make a declaration of incompatibility in this case. [It] makes clear there is nowhere left for the government to hide on this issue. Read More »

Absolutely Not True That Kim Was 'Begging' for Summit With Trump

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On Thursday, Trump, for the first time, discussed the contents inside the letter. "The hard part is after that". "I think Trump would be seen as a larger-than-life, superpower president over the North Korean troublemaker". "It's the long-held desire of the Japanese people to have her and all of their abductees come home so that the parents, while they're healthy, can embrace the girl and other abductees again in their arms", Abe said. Read More »

US Evacuates 2 More Diplomats Over Odd Noises at Consulate in China

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In Guangzhou , the first employee to be evacuated complained of " subtle and vague , but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure", according to the State Department. Officials said they expected that at least some others would be flown out of the country as well. Many of the Cubans I spoke with seemed confident the sonic attacks had been invented by the United States diplomatic community in Havana as an excuse to withdraw their staff in the face of rising tensions with Washington. Read More »

Trump to stick with hard line on trade as G7 showdown looms

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But the report would also hurt the argument of many in the Trump administration that the United States economy can still see robust economic growth even with the tariffs in place. In 1962, Congress passed a landmark statute, the Trade Expansion Act, which gave the president power to negotiate tariff-setting agreements with other countries, as opposed to previous procedures which had involved byzantine tariff-drafting work by lawmakers themselves. Read More »

Trump to stick with hard line on trade as G7 showdown looms

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But the report would also hurt the argument of many in the Trump administration that the United States economy can still see robust economic growth even with the tariffs in place. In 1962, Congress passed a landmark statute, the Trade Expansion Act, which gave the president power to negotiate tariff-setting agreements with other countries, as opposed to previous procedures which had involved byzantine tariff-drafting work by lawmakers themselves. Read More »

Israeli forces kill Palestinian allegedly attempting to cross Gaza border fence

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Israel says it plans to deduct from tax funds it collects for the Palestinians the amount needed to compensate Israelis living near the Gaza Strip who have come under a wave of arson attacks. The demonstrations and violence peaked on May 14 when at least 61 Palestinians were killed in clashes as tens of thousands of Gazans protested the United States transfer of its embassy in Israel to the disputed city of Jerusalem the same day. Read More »

Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head almost died in Texas

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Because the head was severed from the body, the reptile is believed to have released an extremely large amount of deadly venom into her husband's hand. Dr. Michael Halpert, a trauma surgeon at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital, said although dying from a snakebite is rare, it happens. She said people normally get four doses. Read More »

3 civilians injured in cross-border firing in JK

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Sources said small arms fire from across the border started around 2.15 am, with Pakistani Rangers targeting BSF's Zaman Bela border outpost, killing ASI Yadav and constable Pandey on the spot. However, these moves were undermined by Sharif's domestic confrontation with the Pakistani military that led to his disqualification in July 2017, partly driven by the military's objection to Sharif's aspiration to fix ties with India . Read More »